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The word Epiphany comes from the Greek word 'epiphainein', meaning reveals.

Epiphany is a religious term, that commemorates the day when three wise men or kings travelled from the East to bring gifts to the infant Jesus. The word Epiphany was then adapted in English literature, having the meaning of realization or revelation.

The quote list below helps you to get spiritually awakened by the famous epiphany quotes by spiritual people. Not only that, check out below for happy, inspirational, and famous epiphany quotes.

Happy Epiphany Quotes

The epiphany quotes bring happiness and meaning to your life. You can find the best epiphany quote list below.

"And like an epiphany just landed on my shoulder, everything feels right. A calming acceptance settles over me, and I know, that even through the twists and uncertainty of time, it's okay if my heart sometimes leads me."

- 'Butterman (Time) Travel, Inc', P.K. Hrezo.

"Small things start us in new ways of thinking."

- V.S. Naipaul.

"Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world."

- John Milton.

"I have epiphanies all the time, because I’m always thinking. I’m a thinker. I’m always writing poetry, I’m always coming to conclusions."

- Chrisette Michele.

"I would not have been here on this Earth for more than year, had destiny not changed it's mind."

- 'My Little Epiphanies', Aisha Chaudhary.

"And for one infinitesimally brief moment, the universe peels open, and I can see everything—how physics and velocity and time intersect with the idea of a heaven above,"

- 'Food of the Gods', Cassandra Khaw.

"How meta co-exist with the fundamental truth of their non-existence, how the sun can be a star can be a ball of dung rolled across the galaxy by a gargantuan beetle. Suddenly, it is all so clear".

- 'Food of the Gods', Cassandra Khaw.

"With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world."

- Dalai Lama.

"Truth grew in my mind like a fungus, and though I tried to sleep it out, there was no resisting the epiphanies."

- Donald Miller.

"I had this epiphany that I like the interaction with people. I wanted to make things happen at a grassroots level."

- Diane Paulus.

"You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."

- Colette.

"Arriving at an acceptance of one's mortality is a process, not an epiphany."

- Atul Gawande.

"I get it."

- Jennifer Place.

"Truth is always a turning point."

'Loved Back to Life: How I Found the Courage to Live Free', Sheila Walsh.

"Sometimes the meaning in life hits you like a meteorite."

- Curtis Tyrone Jones.

Spiritual Epiphany Quotes

Spirituality is the fundamental principle of the universe. Read the quote-list of spiritual epiphany quotes below to immerse yourself in tranquility.

"What are you doing, O Magi?

Do you adore a little Babe, in a wretched hovel,

wrapped in miserable rags?

Can this Child be truly God? …

Are you become foolish, O Wise Men …

Yes, these Wise Men have become fools

that they may be wise!"

- St Bernard of Clairvaux.

"For by gold the power of a king is signified, by frankincense the honor of God, by myrrh the burial of the body; and accordingly, they offer Him gold as King, frankincense as God, myrrh as Man."

- John Chrysostom.

"Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him."

- Matthew.

"As pilgrims of faith, the Wise Men themselves

became stars shining in the firmament of history

and they show us the way".

- Pope Benedict XVI.

"The saints are God’s true constellations,

which light up the nights of this world,

serving as our guides.

Saint Paul, in his Letter to the Philippians,

told his faithful that they must shine like stars in the world."

- Pope Benedict XVI.

"Today the Magi gazes in deep wonder

at what they see:

heaven on earth, earth in heaven, man in God,

God in man, one whom the whole universe

cannot contain, now enclosed in a tiny body".

- St Peter Chrysologus.

"As they look, they believe and do not question,

as their symbolic gifts bear witness:

incense for God,

gold for a king,

myrrh for one who is to die."

- St Peter Chrysologus.

"Audiences may experience an epiphany at a play, whether that play is consciously "Christian" or not; God is not limited by our conscious preparation (as artists or audiences). God's Spirit enters our lives in the most surprising of places-even in the theatre."

- Todd E. Johnson.

"Truth, by which the world is held together, has sprung from the earth, in order to be carried in a woman’s arms."

- St Augustine.

"Don’t think we can confine God into our categories. God is bigger than religion."

- 'Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living', Krista Tippett.

"When they reached Bethlehem, the Magi adored the divine Child and offered him symbolic gifts, becoming forerunners of the peoples and nations which down the centuries never cease to seek and meet Christ."

- Pope John Paul II, January 6, 1996.

'To three wise men, therefore, appeared a star of new splendor in the region of the East, which, being brighter and fairer than the other stars,"

- Pope St. Leo I.

"Might easily attract the eyes and minds of those that looked on it, so that at once that might be observed not to be meaningless, which had so unusual an appearance."

- Pope St. Leo I.

'And if they and we are wise in one Spirit, we will follow the same star, tread the same way, and so come at last wither they are happily gone before us.'

- Lancelot Andrewes.

"By an epiphany, he meant a sudden spiritual manifestation, whether in the vulgarity of speech or of gesture or in a memorable phase of the mind itself"

- James Joyce.

"Now the wren has gone to roost and the sky is turnin' gold

And like the sky, my soul is also turnin'

Turnin' from the past, at last, and all I've left behind."

- 'God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise', Ray Lamontagne.

"And of course, the answer came to me in the same way Jesus comes to those who drink in trailers: as an epiphany. "

- Augusten Burroughs.

"Love is the epiphany of God in our poverty. "

- Thomas Merton.

“I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.”

- Khaled Hosseini.

"God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile."

- Max Lucado.

Inspirational Epiphany Quotes

Inspiration is the guide to your life. Wonders will happen once you get a heavenly feeling of knowledge of the truth. Check out the inspirational epiphany quote list to have a wonderful life ahead.

(Epiphany quotes are a door to revelation.)

"Without the quest, there can be no epiphany."

- Constantine E. Scaros.

“There are those who know and those who don't know. And for every ten thousand who don't know there's only one who knows. That's the miracle of all time the fact that these millions know so much but don't know this.”

- 'The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter', Carson McCullers.

"The epiphany was simply tucked away for consideration after we were back on campus. Sometimes a revelation comes with a flash of heavenly light and a booming voice - and sometimes it is jotted in a sun-bleached spiral notebook."

- Jeffrey A. Lockwood.

"Instead of swinging back and forth between individual points of truth, each piece we learn should build upon another to bring us closer to the full truth."

- Amy Layne Litzelman.

"Every moment an epiphany arrives, and cleaves the mountain asunder."

- 'The Years of Rice and Salt', Kim Stanley Robinson.

"Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to a place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish."

- Chuck Palahniuk.

"We are very near to greatness. One step and we are safe; can we not take the leap?"

- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

"The thing about changing the world... Once you do it, the world's all different."

- 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home', Joss Whedon.

"A real artist is the one who has learned to recognize and to render… the ‘radiance’ of all things as an epiphany or showing forth of the truth."

- Joseph Campbell.

"Humility is not self-deprecating, rather it is the quiet internal confidence allowing you to accept things as they are, especially yourself; that epiphany opens the way to personal greatness. "

- Casar Jacobson.

"I've changed thanks to the pain / It’s made me who I am today / So give me fuel to build an empire / I grow stronger every day!"

- Jessie Crego.

"The magic of the street is the mingling of the errand and the epiphany."

- Rebecca Solnit.

"But this wasn't a movie. In life, we didn't get to have credits roll to tell us when we'd come to the end of our epiphany arc. To know when to applaud. In life, there were no credits, no soundtracks. In life, things often didn't work out."

- 'Catch a Falling Star', Kim Culbertson.

"To be up on stage and interacting with musicians, that was a huge epiphany for me."

- Rene Marie.

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

"A great epiphany: I found out that I'm totally confused and I'm good with that. I'm consistently inconsistent. I'm all of the above. I'm OK. I'm a work in progress. That's my next tattoo somewhere."

- Ronnie Dunn.

Famous Epiphany Quotes

Famous people are those who have found their destiny. The quote list below walks you through the epiphany quotes of famous people.

"An epiphany enables you to sense creation, not as something completed, but as constantly becoming, evolving, ascending."

- Abraham Isaac Kook.

"These transports you from a place where there is nothing new to a place where there is nothing old, where everything renews itself, where heaven and earth rejoice as at the moment of creation."

- Abraham Isaac Kook.

"If you look throughout human history ... the central epiphany of every religious tradition always occurs in the wilderness."

- John F. Kennedy.

"There's nothing better when something comes and hits you and you think 'YES'!"

- J. K. Rowling.

"I always liked those moments of epiphany, when you have the next destination."

- Brad Pitt.

"Those who are waiting for an epiphany to strike may wait forever. The artist simply goes to work, making art, both good and not so good."

- Chuck Close.

"I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking."

- Albert Einstein.

"The magi, as you know, were wise men—wonderfully wise men—who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents."

- 'The Gift of the Magi', O. Henry.

"It's a rare gift to understand that your life is wondrous and that it won't last forever."

- Steven Galloway.

"Becoming is not a contradiction of being but the epiphany of being."

- Ananda Coomaraswamy.

"Rather than getting more spoilt with age, as difficulties pile up, epiphanies of gratitude abound."

- Alain de Botton.

"The camera is my means to internalize those fleeting epiphanies that I was having in my life."

- Jason Silva.

"An artist’s duty is rather to stay open-minded and, in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany."

- Nick Cave.

"Change is an action, not just an epiphany!"

- Garrison Wynn.

"I suddenly had a little epiphany: all the books we own, both read and unread, are the fullest expression of self we have at our disposal."

- Nick Hornby.

"Myths are experienced in ordinary life, as everyday epiphanies."

- Phil Cousineau.

"The paradox is now fully established that the utmost abstractions are the true weapons with which to control our thought of concrete fact. "

- Alfred North Whitehead.

"There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you’ve grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness."

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

"You are an epiphany."

- 'The Sun At Midnight: The Revealed Mysteries Of The Ahlul Bayt Sufis', Laurence Galian.

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